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Phono Del Sol: 10 Bands & 2 Stages in SF's Potrero del Sol Park, July 12

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 29, 2014 05:59pm | Post a Comment
thao & the get down stay down
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Amoeba is overjoyed to join The Bay Bridged and Tiny Telephone for the 4th annual Phono Del Sol music festival on Saturday, July 12th. This all-day festival celebrates the best of San Francisco's acclaimed independent music and food scenes with ten live bands on two stages in Potrero del Sol Park. Rock out with Wye Oak, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Nick Waterhouse, Blackbird Blackbird, White Fence, Yalls, Tony Molina, A Million Billion Dying Suns, The Tambo Rays, and Bill Baird, while perusing local food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, and more. There's no better way to spend an SF summer day!

Get your tickets HERE!

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Hard French Hearts Los Homos 8-Hour Party on Pride Sunday, June 29th!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 24, 2014 08:38pm | Post a Comment

Hard French, San Francisco’s award-winning soul music event, is bringing their annual Pride party Hard French Hearts Los Homos to the streets of downtown San Francisco on Pride Sunday, June 29th from 3pm - 11pm! After three sold-out Pride events in previous years, Hard French host this eight-hour dance party inside Mezzanine and outside on the adjoining Stevenson Alley.
 

Midnight Magic
Midnight Magic

Headlining the Mezzanine Main Stage are Brooklyn’s Midnight Magic, LA’s Hi Fashion, and San Francisco’s SaturnRising. The stage will be hosted by Persia and Daddies Plastik who are known for their video Google Google Apps Apps, which has made them a social media sensation. Their next video, Stop Being Poor, will debut at the party! In addition to live performances, there will be six parties in six hours featuring DJs from popular local parties like Go Bang!, Mango, Bearracuda, Esta Noche, Club Fist, and more.

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4th of July Weekend Classical Blowout at All Amoeba Stores!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 22, 2014 05:40pm | Post a Comment

Looking for another reason to celebrate this coming 4th of July weekend? 

Classical Sale

Head down to any Amoeba store and partake in the 4th of July Weekend Classical Blowout! From Friday, July 4th to Sunday, July 6th, all three Amoeba locations will slash prices in half for all Classical Green and Red tag CDs and vinyl.

That's right! ALL Green and Red tag Classical CDs and LPs will be half off, all weekend long. Fresh bargains will be stocked and restocked often.

Can't make it to the stores? We always have amazing bargains available for purchase on Amoeba.com, with Free Shipping in the US, so dig in HERE!

PLEASE NOTE: our stores are closing early for the July 4th holiday. Amoeba SF & Berkeley will close at 6pm, and Amoeba Hollywood closes at 9pm.

Classical Sale at Amoeba Stores

Tonight: Trannyshack's Beyonce Tribute with Special guest Latrice Royale

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 20, 2014 01:02pm | Post a Comment

Latrice RoyaleTonight, June 20th, Trannyshack, San Francisco's biggest and most fabulous drag performance night club at DNA Lounge, presents their first ever salute to the pop queen Beyonce with special guest Latrice Royale (RuPaul's Drag Race)!

Heklina's legendary Trannyshack nightclub happens monthly, and this special Beyonce bender features performances by Miss Rahni, NothingMore, Anjie Myma, Fruitbomb, Chaka Corn, Effervescence Jackson, Roxy-Cotten Candy, D'Arcy Drollinger, Mahlae Balenciaga, and more.

Get your tickets HERE!

 

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Get a Sneak Preview of Jack White's Ultra LP at Amoeba SF

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 2, 2014 05:21pm | Post a Comment

Jack White's Lazaretto Ultra LP is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma in the middle of a jack white lazaretto ultra lp amoeba san franciscosonic quesadilla of awesome. Release date is June 10th (pre-order HERE), but starting Tuesday, June 3rd, you can come down to Amoeba SF and try it out for yourself! The good folks at Sony have provided us with a Third Man Records/Crosley Spinnerette Turntable so YOU can get a hands-on experience with White's latest creation. The listening station will be set up on the Amoeba SF stage.

Check out all the bells and whistles:

ULTRA LP FEATURES:
- 180 gram vinyl
- 2 vinyl-only hidden tracks hidden beneath the center labels
- 1 hidden track plays at 78 RPM, one plays at 45 RPM, making this a 3-speed record
- Side A plays from the inside out
- Dual-groove technology: plays an electric or acoustic intro for “Just One Drink” depending on where needle is dropped. The grooves meet for the body of the song.
- Matte finish on Side B, giving the appearance of an un-played 78 RPM record
- Both sides end with locked grooves
- Vinyl pressed in seldom-used flat-edged format
- Dead wax area on Side A contains a hand-etched hologram by Tristan Duke of Infinity Light Science, the first of its kind on a vinyl record
- Absolutely zero compression used during recording, mixing and mastering - Different running order from the CD/digital version
- LP utilizes some mixes different from those used on CD and digital version
 

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